Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | All Access e-Edition | Home RSS

Bemus Point-Stow Ferry Continues Special Tradition

August 3, 2013

STOW — There are few things functioning in Chautauqua County that are 202 years old, and there are even fewer raft-styled ferries left in the nation, which makes the Bemus Point-Stow Ferry a local......

« Back to Article

sort: oldest | newest




Aug-04-13 11:07 AM

I would like to see the ferry go back to the highway dept and run everyday.. remember that cool coin changer the capt had on his belt? those were the days

1 Agrees | 0 Disagrees | Report Abuse »


Aug-04-13 10:43 AM

I have the pride and honor to be the daughter of one of the favorite Captains of the Ferry, Captain John Smith, when it was owned and operated by the Chautauqua County Highway Dept. He piloted the ferry for several years up until the day the bridge opened. I made many happy trips across the lake on the ferry when my mother and I would take dinner to Dad. In his 80's now, Dad loves to tell stories of all the wonderful people that he met while being Captain John.

1 Agrees | 0 Disagrees | Report Abuse »


Aug-03-13 8:35 PM

I returned "home" a couple of weeks ago and one of the highlights of the visit was a trip on the ferry-what fun and the man who was taking us for a ride was delightful! Keep it up!

2 Agrees | 0 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

Showing 3 of 3 comments

Post a Comment

You must first login before you can comment.

*Your email address:
Remember my email address.


I am looking for:
News, Blogs & Events Web